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Barton Marine strengthens with the appointment of new Business Development Manager for Sales and Marketing: Simon Reynolds read
Barton Marine is nominated for Yachts & Yachting’s Gear of the Year Award! read
Around the world with Barton Marine read
Launch Party at METSTRADE 2017 read
Simon Says... 1217 read
METSTRADE REVIEW – The launch of Barton Marine’s new Block Line read
British Blind Sailing Team read
METSTRADE preview 2017 read
Drascombe Boats celebrates its 50th year at Southampton Boat Show read
Distributor of the Month October 17 read
Last Lyne 1017 read
Southampton Boat Show Women in Marine Industry drinks read
Women in Marine Industry drinks reception read
Drascombe by Churchouse Boats celebrates 50 years read
DISTRIBUTOR OF THE MONTH - AUGUST 2017 read
TALES FROM THE SEA read
TALES FROM THE SEA read
ROYAL BURNHAM YACHT CLUB - CADET WEEK 2017 read
WHITSTABLE HARBOUR DAY read
WHITSTABLE YACHT CLUB - CADETFEST 2017 read
LAST LYNE - AUGUST 2017 read
INSIDE BARTON MARINE – DAVE HAWKINS, PRODUCTION read
THE BENEFITS OF USING KICKER BLOCKS AND BOOMSTRUTS read
KINGS SCHOOL CANTERBURY: ECONOMIC STUDENTS TOUR BARTON MARINE read
LAST LYNE 0717 read
SEAWORK 2017 REVIEW read
LAST LYNE - MAY 2017 read
DISTRIBUTOR OF THE MONTH - MAY 2017 read
HAPPY BIRTHDAY SEAWORK! read
MARINE INDUSTRY RAIN-GATTA! read
BARTON’S BOOMSTRUT IS MADE “RACE LEGAL” FOR FOLKBOATS read
BARTON MARINE SPONSORS THE LARGS SAILING CLUB WARM UP SERIES read
PRODUCT UPDATE: CLEAR WEAR PADS read
LAST LYNE APRIL 2017 read
FITTING OUT read
MARINE INDUSTRY REGATTA 2017: BARTON WANTS THE TROPHY BACK! read
A BARTON MARINE PREMIER: WIND AND WATER BOAT SHOW POLAND 2017 read
THE RYA SUZUKI DINGHY SHOW LONDON 2017 read
THE LAST LYNE MARCH 2017 read
DINGHY SHOW IN LONDON read
NEW DISTRIBUTOR IN POLAND read
THE LAST LYNE FEB 2017 read
DÜSSELDORF BOAT SHOW read
LONDON BOAT SHOW 2017 read
MARATHON UK TRAINING DAYS read
FOLK BOATS: HEADS UP - THE BOOMSTRUT IS NOW LEGAL FOR RACING IN THIS PROMINENT CLASS!  read
PARIS BOAT SHOW REVIEW read
METS REPORT 2016 read
THE LAST LYNE DEC 2016 read
MARATHON TRADE DAYS read
METS TRADE 2016 read
SOUTHAMPTON BOAT SHOW 2016 read
THE LAST LYNE read
ANNAPOLIS BOAT SHOW read
BARTON MARINE ON FACEBOOK read
SALES MANAGER NEWS read
BOAT SHOW NEWS read
NEW PRODUCTION MANAGER read
THE MARINE INDUSTRY REGATTA - ROB'S REPORT read
PRODUCT NEWS read
THE MARINE INDUSTRY REGATTA - HAZEL'S REPORT read
FINAL WORD FROM BARTON'S SALES MANAGER read
BARTON MARINE’S HINGED RECTANGULAR INSPECTION COVERS read
SWOBBIT WEBSITE read
A FINAL WORD FROM OUR NEW SALES MANAGER read
THE CUMBERLAND CUP 2016 read
NEW SALES MANAGER JOINS BARTON MARINE read
START OF SEASON MAINTENANCE read
BARTON MARINE SPONSORS LARGS EARLY SPRING SERIES read
Barton Marine strengthens with the appointment of new Business Development Manager for Sales and Marketing: Simon Reynolds
Barton Marine is nominated for Yachts & Yachting’s Gear of the Year Award!

We are proud to announce that our Easy Splice tool has been nominated for this year’s Yachts & Yachting’s Gear of the Year Awards.

Around the world with Barton Marine

Barton Marine will be showcasing its impressive range of products, including the striking new Barton Block Range at many upcoming boat shows around the world. 

Launch Party at METSTRADE 2017
Simon Says... 1217
METSTRADE REVIEW – The launch of Barton Marine’s new Block Line

We unveiled our new Barton Block Range exclusively at METSTRADE on 14 November 2017. Combining high performance engineering and contemporary design, the new range of blocks have been designed for mariners who appreciate sleek styling and demand technical excellence.

British Blind Sailing Team

Our own David Hawkins is a great sailing advisor for the GBR British Blind Racing Team and took part in 2017 World Blind Sailing Championships.

METSTRADE preview 2017

Barton will unveil the new Barton Block range exclusively at METSTRADE 2017 next month, from stand 01.478

Drascombe Boats celebrates its 50th year at Southampton Boat Show

We were very proud to support long-standing, British boatbuilder, Drascombe by Churchouse Boats, as they marked 50 years of business at the show.

Distributor of the Month October 17

In this edition, we catch up with Oliver Cook, from Marathon Leisure. We’re talking about their relationship with Barton Marine as a distributor, and find out more about their recent “Trade Day” in Scotland.

Last Lyne 1017

The boat show season is upon us which means Christmas is just around the corner! As many of us are laying up our boats for this year, we hope that your sailing experiences have been exhilarating and plentiful!

Southampton Boat Show Women in Marine Industry drinks

We were also pleased to sponsor British Marine’s Women in Marine Industry drinks reception on Tuesday 19 September.

Women in Marine Industry drinks reception

Barton Marine is pleased to sponsor British Marine’s Women in Marine Industry drinks reception, as the perfect networking opportunity.

Drascombe by Churchouse Boats celebrates 50 years

Barton Marine is proud to support one of its valued boatbuilders, Drascombe by Churchouse Boats, as it celebrates 50 years of business with a drinks party at TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show. 

DISTRIBUTOR OF THE MONTH - AUGUST 2017

We caught up with Sebastian to understand a bit more about OY Maritim AB’s special relationship with Barton:

TALES FROM THE SEA

Barton was grateful to receive a unique letter from another satisfied customer last month - Nicholas Pye from York.

TALES FROM THE SEA
Barton was grateful to receive a unique letter from another satisfied customer last month - Nicholas Pye from York.

ROYAL BURNHAM YACHT CLUB - CADET WEEK 2017

For the third consecutive year, Barton Marine is proud to support RBYC Cadet Week with a donation of raffle prizes for the club’s fundraising efforts, which take place on Saturday 19 August. 

WHITSTABLE HARBOUR DAY

Barton Marine was a proud sponsor of Whitstable Harbour Day on Saturday 5 August, an event held to raise interest and insight into the vast history that Whitstable, Kent offers to British seafaring heritage.

WHITSTABLE YACHT CLUB - CADETFEST 2017

Barton is proud to announce its sponsorship of Whitstable Yacht Club’s first ‘CadetFest’ in August 2017. 

LAST LYNE - AUGUST 2017

Whether for your boating holiday or a racing competition, this is the time of the year when we all use our boats the most - - at least in the UK and most of Europe!   There are a few points to keep in mind before you set sail that will keep you safe and having fun on the Seas...

INSIDE BARTON MARINE – DAVE HAWKINS, PRODUCTION

Dave Hawkins works on our shop floor and is a very active sailor, sailing Merlin Rockets. We spoke to Dave to find out a bit more about the man behind the job:

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THE BENEFITS OF USING KICKER BLOCKS AND BOOMSTRUTS

Sail control is an important factor in ensuring you get the best performance and enjoyment from your yacht. The amount of control required varies according to your type of sailing, whether you are cruising or racing.

KINGS SCHOOL CANTERBURY: ECONOMIC STUDENTS TOUR BARTON MARINE

Barton Marine was proud to welcome the Economic students and teachers of Kings School Canterbury, for a “behind the scenes” tour of the Barton Marine office and factory.

LAST LYNE 0717

As we follow up on Seawork leads and referrals at Barton, we keep discovering more ways to meet, and exceed, expectations in the industrial and commercial markets, while never forgetting our core leisure craft roots. 

SEAWORK 2017 REVIEW

Barton had a terrific experience at Seawork International 2017 in Southampton. 

LAST LYNE - MAY 2017

As the sailing season starts to get into full swing, we’re hoping for much better weather than we experienced at the Marine Industry Regatta in The Solent!  

DISTRIBUTOR OF THE MONTH - MAY 2017

There are only a few companies that have represented Barton products since the early 1980’s – and we are delighted that YC Nautica has been such an important distributor for more than three decades!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY SEAWORK!

Seawork is a great chance for Barton to show off our strong offering for the commercial marine and industrial sectors. Many people associate Barton Marine almost entirely with leisure marine products, but this is not the case! 

MARINE INDUSTRY RAIN-GATTA!

Well, at least Barton Marine’s crew for the Marine Industry Regatta did not have to embarrass our colleagues on other boats by waving the trophy at Prize Giving! 

BARTON’S BOOMSTRUT IS MADE “RACE LEGAL” FOR FOLKBOATS

Good news for Folkboat racers around the world – our Boomstrut has recently been made “race legal.”

BARTON MARINE SPONSORS THE LARGS SAILING CLUB WARM UP SERIES

Here’s the report sent by Martin Latimer, DZero Sailor and PR Officer for Largs Sailing Club

PRODUCT UPDATE: CLEAR WEAR PADS

There’s some areas where you can expect to suffer scratches, scuffing, abrasions and other damage, and you’ll want to keep these in tip-top condition for as long as possible. 

LAST LYNE APRIL 2017

We hope the maintenance tips provided in this Newsline give you a good starting point for getting your boat is ready for sailing.

FITTING OUT

BLOCKS, SHEAVES, MAINSHEET TRAVELLER & GENOA CAR CHECKS

MARINE INDUSTRY REGATTA 2017: BARTON WANTS THE TROPHY BACK!

After taking a sabbatical from the Marine Industry Regatta last year and supporting the British Marine boat, it felt odd to hand over the trophy to another crew!

A BARTON MARINE PREMIER: WIND AND WATER BOAT SHOW POLAND 2017

Barton Marine cruised into the Wind and Water Show in Warsaw, Poland, with the expertise of Robert Lindemann KG, our new distribution partner in Poland. 

THE RYA SUZUKI DINGHY SHOW LONDON 2017

Once again, the RYA Suzuki London Dinghy Show was one of the best and most enjoyable settings for dinghy sailors and marine companies working in the dinghy market! 

THE LAST LYNE MARCH 2017

March marks the end of a spectacular boat show season where Barton was represented at nine international marine shows, attended by people from over 30 countries. 

DINGHY SHOW IN LONDON

Barton Marine’s sales and production teams look forward to attending The RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show in London at Alexander Palace on 4 – 5 March.

NEW DISTRIBUTOR IN POLAND

The team at Barton are pleased to announce that our Germany distributor, Lindemann KG, Hamburg, will take over the position as Polish Distributor with immediate effect.

THE LAST LYNE FEB 2017

It’s been a busy start to the year, with London, Paris, Dusseldorf and Helsinki boat shows and is not slowing down any time soon.

DÜSSELDORF BOAT SHOW

Düsseldorf Boat Show is now the largest indoor consumer show in the world with 17 halls and over 3,000 exhibitors. 

LONDON BOAT SHOW 2017

Excel Exhibition Centre, January 6 - 15 January

MARATHON UK TRAINING DAYS

Last week,  Barton’s UK distributor, Marathon Leisure,  invited some of their suppliers into their sales meetings to train and update the sales staff on new products and upcoming programs.

FOLK BOATS: HEADS UP - THE BOOMSTRUT IS NOW LEGAL FOR RACING IN THIS PROMINENT CLASS! 

The Boomstrut is now legal for racing in this prominent class! 

PARIS BOAT SHOW REVIEW

Paris Boat Show was a busy one this year!

METS REPORT 2016

METS Report:  Marine Equipment Trade Show – the biggest and best in the marine industry!

THE LAST LYNE DEC 2016

2016 has been a very exciting and interesting year at Barton. 

MARATHON TRADE DAYS

Barton’s UK distributor, Marathon Leisure Ltd., followed Southampton Boat Show with their annual customer Trade Days! 

METS TRADE 2016

And now… 100% Spotlight on Amsterdam METSTRADE 2016: The Marine Equipment Trade Show - our busiest Show of the year where we meet with our global distributors to share ideas, forecasts and comments for the upcoming season and beyond.

SOUTHAMPTON BOAT SHOW 2016

The weather was mostly on our side this year – given a few sudden squalls of rain followed by sunshine…our heroes of the Show, Jimmy Green Chandlers and TCS Chandlery, were kept busy selling our High Load Eyes – our Boat Show Special this year. 

THE LAST LYNE

It’s been quite a busy time for me and Barton as we create new sales programs, new designs and concepts for the sailing market.

ANNAPOLIS BOAT SHOW

Amid all the discussion of Brexit here in Europe, Barton Marine attended Annapolis Boat Show where the major line of discussion was on the upcoming Presidential campaign and election!!

BARTON MARINE ON FACEBOOK
SALES MANAGER NEWS

Over the last few weeks it’s been my pleasure to meet in the Netherlands with Belship, our Dutch Distributor, and also welcome new UK customers to Barton’s line.

BOAT SHOW NEWS

Barton Marine will be promoting and aiding sales efforts in our Chandler’ stands at Southampton Boat Show in September. 

NEW PRODUCTION MANAGER
Last month, Barton Marine welcomed Dermot Bealey to the team – and he brings essential experience and skill as Production and Operations Manager.
THE MARINE INDUSTRY REGATTA - ROB'S REPORT
THE MARINE INDUSTRY REGATTA - HAZEL'S REPORT
FINAL WORD FROM BARTON'S SALES MANAGER
BARTON MARINE’S HINGED RECTANGULAR INSPECTION COVERS
A FINAL WORD FROM OUR NEW SALES MANAGER
THE CUMBERLAND CUP 2016
NEW SALES MANAGER JOINS BARTON MARINE

Rob Lyne joins the Barton Marine team this month, taking over from Christian Brewer as Sales Manager.

START OF SEASON MAINTENANCE

With spring just around the corner, it’s time to check your deck hardware for signs of wear and tear.

BARTON MARINE SPONSORS LARGS EARLY SPRING SERIES

The 2016 Barton Marine Warm-Up Series at Largs Sailing Club culminated on Easter Sunday, with gusts of 37 knots ripping through the fleet at the end of the first race.